Lifestyle

ISLAMABAD – With Eid-ul-Fitr only a few days away, illuminated stalls carrying accessories such as bangles and henna in different are attracting many young girls to Jinnah Super Market, Super Market, F-10 Markaz, G-9 Markaz and other main markets and buyers rush to add the finishing touches to their Eid outfits.

“Keeping abreast with latest fashion trends, I bought colorful decorative handmade and glass bangles for me as well as my sisters and friends. This time, I bought bangles before “Chaand Raat” to avoid the increasing rush during end days,” Marium, a young girl said.

She said, “I send bangles and henna as gift to all my friends on “Chaand Raat” every year to share the happiness of Eid.”

Shagufta Shahid, a house wife said, “It is difficult to go out for shopping during the Ramazan routine but stepping out for buying bangles and henna during the last days of Ramazan is a fun-filled activity for most of us.”

“The good thing is this that we can visit these stalls late night after finishing kitchen work,” she added.

Asim Khan, a stall holder in Jinnah Super Market said, “The shopping of traditional bangles and henna has gathered pace in capital with few days left in Eid.”

“And of course we are taking full advantage of the people overwhelming interest in the Eid shopping especially bangles and henna,” he added.

This time on Eid “the costumers’ response is very high towards buying these traditional gifts and they are visiting markets in large number so we are expecting good business,” added Asim.